[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty position in Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Troy Woo troy.woo at gmail.com
Sun Dec 8 23:24:36 PST 2013

*Faculty position in Electronic and Computer Engineering *

*The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering* (ECE) at the Hong
Kong University of Science and Technology invite applications for several
tenure-track faculty positions.

(1)     One position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Robotics and
Autonomous Systems (areas in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Reinforcement
Learning, Bio/Healthcare Robotics, Nonlinear Dynamic Control, Manufacturing
Automation will be a plus).

(2)     One position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in
Display Technologies.

These areas are to be viewed in a broad sense and applicants should have a
PhD with demonstrated strength in research and a commitment to teaching.
Successful candidates are expected to lead an active research program, and
to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. Further, we will consider
candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor who have an exceptionally
outstanding record of research accomplishments in the following themes:

·         Machine Learning Theory (with preference on bio-system, bio

·         Big Data Systems

·         Energy and Green ICT

*The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology* is a world renowned,
international research university in Asia’s most vibrant city, Hong Kong.
Its Engineering School has been consistently ranked among the world’s top
25 since 2004. The high quality of our faculty, students and facilities
provide for outstanding opportunities for faculty to pursue highly visible
research programs. All formal instruction is given in English and all
faculty members are expected to conduct research and teach both
undergraduate and graduate courses. The Department of ECE has excellent
computing resources, and state-of-the-art teaching and research
laboratories. Currently the Department has about 40 faculty members, 800
undergraduate students and 350 postgraduate students. The University is
committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of
family-friendly policies in place.

Starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience. Fringe
benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing
will be provided where applicable. Initial appointment will normally be on
a three-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon successful
completion of contract. Re-appointment will be subject to mutual agreement.

Applications including full curriculum vitae, list of publications, names
of five referees addressed to Professor Vincent Lau, Chair of the Search
Committee, and should be sent by email to eesearch at ust.hk. Applications
will be considered until the position is filled.

More information about the department is available on the website
*(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other
employment-related purposes.)*

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